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FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE (German Philosopher)

If there is no God, what happens to morality?


- One of the pioneers of existentialism

2 Kinds of Man
ORDINARY MAN UBERMENSCH/ SUPERMAN
Weak/Dependent New ideal: Uber = over
They need company Strong/Independents
Tendency is to conform Independent is not for everybody,
Tendency to say yes because he only for the very few
is afraid of rejection Non-conformist
Has a herd mentality He will say no if he does not agree,
Has a camel mentality, because and he will most likely disagree
camel is willing to be overloaded because he has a mind of his own
Lion mentality = GONNA ROAR I
beg to disagree
MORALITY Motto: Live dangerously
Practices SLAVE MORALITY MORALITY
Not possible without God Not afraid of rejection
Need to be told Not going to compromise himself
Need to be motivated MASTER MORALITY
Rewards Punishment Cannot be commanded, decide
They cannot handle themselves what to do
Transvaluation/Reevaluatuon of Values:

*We consider ourselves higher than animals because of rationality, unlike beasts
controlled by instincts

Not enough to be a man anymore, Ubermensch is higher

Morality is possible without God, master morality

We have Christian Code of Ethics

GOOD = respect, obedience, chastity, generosity, peace, harmony, humility, neatness,


honesty, etc

BAD = disrespect, disobedience, lust, greed, selfishness, war, chaos, conflict, pride,
arrogance, etc.
GUYS you are familiar with the standard of morality, everybody is familiar with the
standard taught to us. AND SO THE UBERMENSCH COMES. He is going to
reevaluate/reassess = what is good to society may not be necessarily good to the
ubermensch

The reason you dont answer back to your parent is not because youre good, you are
a weakling

Humility is not necessarily good, sometimes it is weakness. You massage the ego of the
other even if he is wrong.

Our Christian values have fed our hypocrisy, so Nietzsche says LETS GO HIGHER. But
his philosophy is not for everyone.

ONE VALUE THE SUPERMAN WILL NOT TRANSVALUATE: SELF-HONESTY. this is


always good. Different from honesty. Ordinary mortals can also have honesty but not
self-honesty.

WHAT DOES NOT KILL MAKES YOU STRONGER. If you die, you dont have what it
takes to survive. You are a jellyfish, not a superman. He will not follow the herd.